$420,000 Settlement in Executive Order 11246 Case

 
Friday, June 30, 2017
 
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and KPMG have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination in violation of Executive Order 11246.  Executive Order 11246 prohibits federal contractors from discriminating in employment based on race, color or national origin.  KPMG does not acknowledge any liability. It agreed to pay $420,000 in back pay, interest and benefits to 60 Asian applicants for associate audit positions. The company will also provide associate audit job opportunities to six affected applicants as positions become available. In addition, KPMG will take steps to ensure its personnel practices, including record-keeping and internal auditing procedures, meet legal requirements.  

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